Bachali Kura Pappu | Malabar Spinach Dal | Ceylon Spinach Dal

Bachali Kura Pappu / Ceylon Spinach / Malabar Spinach leaves / Pohi Leaves are dark leaves with thick stems which are finely chopped and pressure cooked with toor dal. Serve dal with steamed hot rice and vadiyalu/papads .
Cooking Time 30 min
Serves 2-3 Persons

Ingredients:
Bachali leaves (washed & cut)
1 Bunch
Toor Dal
1 Cup
Onion (chopped into slices)
1 Big
Tomato (chopped)
1 Small
Green chillies (chopped)
3
Tamarind
1 lemon sized
Red Chilli pwd
1 Tsp
Turmeric
⅛  Tsp
Salt
To Taste
Water
As Required
For Seasoning:
Urad dal
1 Tsp
Mustard seeds
1 Tsp
Jeera
1 Tsp
Dry Red Chillies
2
Curry leaves
Few
Garlic (minced)
1Tsp
Oil
1-2 Tbsp

Process:
  • Pressure cook all the above ingredients - bachali leaves, toor dal, chopped onions, green chillies chopped, chopped tomato, tamarind, red chilli pwd, turmeric, salt and required water. Cook for 3 whistles.
  • Heat oil in a pan to do the seasoning, add red chilles, garlic, urad dal, cumin, mustard and lastly curry leaves.
  • Mix with the pressure cooked pappu and cook for 5 to 10 min on low-med flame until it thickens.
  • Remove from stove and serve hot with chappatis or rice.

25 comments:

  1. Super comfort Dal !! Perfect with rotis and rice !!

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  2. Spinach Dal and a bowl of rice, I love them :) This recipe sounds delicious..

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    1. Thanks Prathibha & I too love with rice and vadiyalu.

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  3. Looks great. Healthy dish. Happy to follow u

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  4. Healthy n an alltime super-hit combo Dear.

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  5. Nice comfortig food.Love this any time

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  6. Love this healthy comfort food, looks so good.

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  7. Delicious n healthy bachali kura pappu.I too love with rice n vadiyalu.

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  8. That's super comfort bowl..I loved the recipe Kalyani.Bookmarked.Thanks.

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  9. healthy comfort food ! Loved it .

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  10. Dal is my comfort food .Love all kinds of dal.Looks yummy!

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  11. yummy and creamy dal preparation...perfect with rice and ghee

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  12. Delicious recipe...looks mouthwatering:-)

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  13. that looks sooooo yummilicious kalyani.....must try!!

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  14. Delicious healthy comfort dish. I love them

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  15. Very comforting dal... I love it..

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  16. Sounds very comforting, perfect wiht steamed rice or even roti! Lovely recipe!

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  17. Sounds very easy n yummy..,will try it soon!!

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  18. hey....its looking yumm n tasty.........

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